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Short Cut Skinny Strawberry Cheesecakes

Short Cut Skinny Strawberry Cheesecakes

My Name is Amanda and I am addicted to food.  Not just any food but luscious, savory, delectable treats. I have a hard time not baking with butter or cream cheese.  I love dessert and there aren’t many nights that go by that I don’t crave something sweet. The problem is that other people are starting to notice my love of food.  Not by the glint in my eyes when I look at a slice of chocolate cake, but by the size of my rear. ~chuckles~

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In all seriousness, do you know how hard it is not indulge when the first thing your kids say after dinner is, “What’s for dessert?” I love eating fresh fruit, but sometimes that just doesn’t cut it.  I have started buying these Oikos Greek Yogurts with Fruit on the Bottom and they are my new addiction.  My kids asked me why I like them so much and I said, “MMM…they taste like cream cheese in a cup.” It was like my own words echoed in my head. Hmm…I wonder.

I hit the kitchen with my “cream cheese in a cup” and an idea.  I came up with these Short Cut Skinny Strawberry Cheesecakes and they are heavenly.  Not only will they do on those nights when I want something more.  But they only have about 140 calories each which makes me completely innocent if I happen to have one.

I like that you can personalize them by changing the flavor of the yogurt, or the graham crackers to Chocolate or cinnamon.

Short Cut Skinny Strawberry Cheesecakes

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Prep Time:5 mins
Total Time:5 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Strawberry or other flavored Greek Yogurt
  • 4-6 crushed graham crackers
  • Cool Whip or other whipped topping
  • Strawberries for garnish

Instructions

  • Line a muffin pan with 6 paper liners.
  • Put 1-2 tbsp crushed graham cracker crumbs in each liner.
  • Top with 1/3 cup Yogurt
  • Freeze for atleast 2 Hours.
  • Remove before serving and top with cool whip and a strawberry.
  • Keep remaining "cheesecakes" frozen until ready to serve

Notes

**Gluten Free** replace graham crackers with a gluten free graham cracker or cookie. **Dairy Free** Use a dairy free yogurt such as coconut or almond.
Servings: 6
Author: Amanda@AFewShortCuts.com

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Gather your ingredients. I chose strawberry greek yogurt because that is what I had in the fridge…and I had some fresh strawberries to go with!

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Just crumble the graham crackers.  I didn’t want to get my food processor out so I used my hands and got more of a chunky crumble.  Which was fine by me. I opted to not put any butter or anything to hold the crumbs together (I am going for low cal!) The yogurt and the paper line help hold it all together.

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Top eat cup of graham crackers with about 1/3 cup of yogurt. Once topped place them in the freezer for atleast 2 hours.

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When you remove them top them with a dollop of cool whip.  Keep frozen until ready to serve.

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